University of Jena
university located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany
The University of Jena, officially the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (German: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, abbreviated FSU, shortened form Uni Jena) is a university in Jena, Germany. It was founded in the year 1558. In 2009, there were more than 21,000 students.
|Established||2 February 1558|
The University of Jena has got ten faculties:
- Philosophy (including languages, history and others)
- Social sciences
- Mathematics and computer science
- Physics and astronomy
- Chemistry and earth sciences
- Biology and pharmacy
In 1934 the University of Jena was named after Friedrich Schiller. Schiller, a very famous German poet, had been a professor in Jena since the year 1789.
The University of Jena is a member of the Coimbra Group, a group of many important European universities.